Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov
(Ex- Riga, Leonid Brezhnev, Tbilisi)

Type:
Aircraft Carrier
Class:
Orel (Project 1143.5)
Builder:
Nikolayev South Shipyard
(Black Sea Shipyard)
Mykolaiv, Ukraine
Pennant Number:
113
063
Ordered:
March 3, 1981
Commissioned:
January 21, 1991
Keel Laid:
February 22, 1983
Decommissioned:
Launched:
December 5, 1985
Stricken:


Fate:
Active Northern Fleet


Notes
Originally named Riga.
Nov. 1982:
Name changed to Leonid Brezhnev.
Aug. 1987:
Name changed to Tbilisi.
Oct. 4, 1990:
Name changed to Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov.


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